This article presents an overview of five key issues: access to materials; student motivation; teacher preparation; instructional practices; and parent-teacher-student relationships, that must be addressed in effecting change in the academic performance of African-American students. These issues are deemed important if the No Child Left Behind legislation is to impact the teaching and learning of African-American students.
Walker-Dalhouse, D. (2005). No Child Left Behind: Key Issues and Instructional Implications for Teachers of African-American Children. Reading Horizons, 45 (3). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol45/iss3/1